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APSDaemon.exe process causes iTunes to fail on Windows 7

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I am using iTunes with Windows 7 64bit. A couple of days ago my pc downloaded the latest iCloud update in the Apple Updater. Since then when I start iTunes it will lock up when opened requiring a task manager shutdown to exit.

 

I traced the problem to a process called APSDaemon.exe which seems to be an Apple process that runs on Windows. As soon as I shut this process down iTunes then unfreezes and I can use it normally.

 

I hope this helps anyone else suffering this latest issue with iTunes for Windows. I hope Apple fixes this problem ASAP.

G5, iMac, Mac Mini, MacBook Black, iPhone 3G, Mac OS X (10.6.8), Windows 7, Macbook

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